Home-made Gun Used in Abe Assassination has a Unique Electronic Trigger

July 11, 2022 @ 10:56 AM

The gun used by the assassin of former Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe is a high tech do-it-yourself (DiY) gun with an electronic trigger.The "double barrel shotgun" -as the police initially described it- seized from the assassin on the spot has two pipes taped to a handle but no magazine...

Rosoboronexport Reveals New Multi-caliber Sniper Rifle

October 21, 2020 @ 12:08 PM

Russias state arms seller Rosoboronexport presented a DVL-10M3 new multi-caliber sniper rifle developed by Lobaev Arms at the Interpolitex-2020 international security exhibition on Wednesday. The new sniper rifle is more compact in its dimensions compared to the guns earlier developed by Lobaev Arms, was quoted as saying by the Rosoboronexport Senior...

India To Acquire 16,000 Light Machine Guns Under Fast Track Procedure

March 22, 2019 @ 09:39 AM

India is likely to place an order for 16,000 Light Machine Guns (LMGs) under the fast track procedure (FTP), two officials familiar with the matter have revealed. The FTP can be invoked in cases where “undue/unforeseen delay” in buying weapons is seen to be adversely impacting the militarys capacity and preparedness,...

Reload Swiss Launches New Universal Rifle ammunition powder

March 9, 2019 @ 08:37 AM

Reload Swiss, a subsidiary of a European company Nitrochemie has launched its new universal rifle ammunition powder, RS76 at the ongoing IWA&Outdoor Classics trade fair in Nuremberg, Germany. Newly developed, the RS76 is a universal powder for assembling rifle ammunition

Indian Army Inducts New US, Italian Sniper Rifles

February 9, 2019 @ 07:04 AM

India has begun inducting Beretta .338 Lapua Magnum Scorpio TGT and Barrett

India To Acquire 73,000 Sig Sauer Rifles to Replace INSAS Rifles

February 2, 2019 @ 03:37 PM

India has recently approved the purchase of 73,000 SIG716-G2 rifles from the US in a deal valued at $97 million (INR 700 Crore) to replace the aging INSAS rifles. The deliveries of the rifles are likely to take place within a year, according to Press Trust of India

Kalashnikov Rifles Production To Begin in India in 2019

December 14, 2018 @ 11:11 AM

Indo-Russian JV to manufacture Kalashnikov rifles is likely to begin production in India in 2019, Russian Deputy Defense Minister, Alexander Fomin said, after the Russian-Indian intergovernmental commission meeting on military technical cooperation on Thursday. The Indian defense minister Nirmala Sitharaman and her Russian counterpart, Sergei Shoigu co-chaired the meeting

Ukraine Eyes Buying Light Weapons from Canada

November 19, 2018 @ 10:13 AM

Ukraine is involved in talks with Canadian arms manufacturers to purchase light weaponry, stated Rouslan Kats, the political counselor to the Canadian embassy in Ukraine and head of the foreign policy and diplomacy department during an interview with the UNN news agency. About a year ago Canada included Ukraine in the list of countries that Canadian companies can sell weapons to (Automatic Firearms Country Control List)

US Army to Use Non-lethal Pepper-based Handgun in Afghanistan

June 29, 2018 @ 12:24 PM

The US Army has spent $650,000 to procure new non-lethal Pepper-based handgun, ‘Variable Kinetic System (VKS) for its soldiers stationed in Afghanistan. VKS created by PeperBall Technologies is delivered in the same fashion as a paintball gun, The Army Times reported Thursday

Russia Offers to Set up Kalashnikov Small Arms Factory in India

April 25, 2018 @ 02:07 PM

Russias state-owned Rosoboronexport has offered to set up a facility in India to produce modern weapons and future Kalashnikov's designs, during an Indian delegations industrial visit to Izhevsk-based Kalashnikov Group this week. “We are ready to help India construct a facility similar to what the Mr

Russia’s New Lebedev Pistol To Enter Serial Production

March 6, 2018 @ 12:23 PM

Russias most advanced PL-14 handgun or Lebedev pistol will soon enter serial production, the head of Izhevsk Mechanical Factory, part of the Kalashnikov Group firearms manufacturer, said. Factory Managing Director Alexander Gvozdik was quoted as saying by TASS at a presentation of the enterprises investment program on Monday: "The serial production of the Lebedev pistol will start in the short term"

Russia To Donate 5000 Kalashnikov Rifles, Army Trucks To Philippines

October 12, 2017 @ 12:18 PM

Russia will donate 5000 Kalashnikov rifles, 1 million rounds of ammunition and 20 army trucks to help the Philippines by end of this month for Manilas war against terrorism. “Five thousand Kalashnikov [rifles] are set to arrive within the month,” President Rodrigo Duterte was quoted as saying by Anadolu Agency on Wednesday